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Diascia 'Strawberry Coloursplash' (Diascia, Twinspur)

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Plant description

Diascia 'Strawberry Coloursplash' is a fast growing, compact plant that gives long lasting floral displays for bedding, containers and cottage style gardens. It has small leaves and pale pink flowers, but has a profusion of blooms, giving a frothy effect. It flowers from spring, through summer and on into autumn. It is an easy care plant. It prefers an open moist soil. Fertilise with a liquid fertiliser. If the plant begins to be leggy and open, cut back by a third to rejuvenate.

 

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: pink
Flowering season: spring summer autumn

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.4 metres
Minimum height: not specified

Maximum width: 0.6 metres
Minimum width: not specified

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Butterflies, insects.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical, tropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: well-drained.

Sand: moist.

Soil pH: 6.0-6.5

Pests

Slugs and snails

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Spring.

Types of fertiliser: Liquid feed through the warmer months.

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